To-do list: 13 events happening in Spring, Klein throughout October, November

Here are a few events happening in Spring and Klein throughout October and November.


October 17-19

Shop and sell


Just Between Friends North Houston hosts its semiannual consignment sale event, during which families can sell and buy new and gently used children’s items. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. (Thu.), 10 a.m.-6 p.m. (Fri.), 9 a.m.-1 p.m. (Sat.). $2 (Fri.), free (Sat.-Sun.). Klein Multipurpose Center, 7500 FM 2920, Klein. 346-818-4202. www.houston.jbfsale.com








October 17-19
Solve a murder

Old West Melodrama presents “Dealt A Deadly Hand: Murder at the Pocono Casino Royale,” an audience participation murder mystery. Dinner and a preshow begin at 7 p.m. 8 p.m. $13-$19. Puffabelly’s Old Depot Restaurant, 100 Main St., Spring. 713-364-9190. www.oldwestmelodrama.com







October 17

Reach for the stars


Proceeds from the “Reach for the Stars” gala will benefit Hope Center Houston. The fourth annual event will include cocktails, a silent and live auction, dinner and dancing. 6-9 p.m. $100. Shirley Acres, 217 Woerner Road, Houston. 832-965-5511. www.1960hopecenter.com







October 19

Support NAM


Northwest Assistance Ministries hosts its annual Jeans & Jewels Gala to support its ministries. 6-10 p.m. $250. The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel & Convention Center, 1601 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands. 281-885-4555. www.namonline.org







October 21-November 1, November 5

Get out to vote


This year, Election Day falls on Nov. 5, and early voting will run Oct. 21-Nov. 1. For more information on the upcoming election and candidates in the Spring and Klein area, see Page 17. 713-755-6965. www.harrisvotes.com.







October 26

Trick or treat


Old Town Spring hosts its fourth annual trick-or-treat event, during which families can dress in costume and go trick or treating at local shops. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. Old Town Spring, 403 Main St., Spring. 281-353-9310. www.oldtownspring.com







October 26

Attend the Street of Shoppes


St. Dunstan’s Episcopal Church hosts its 48th annual Street of Shoppes Fall Festival, from which proceeds will benefit its various ministries. The event will include shopping, children’s activities, games and food. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. St. Dunstan’s Episcopal Church, 14301 Stuebner Airline Road, Houston. 281-440-1600. www.saintdunstans.org








November 2

Dia de Los Muertos


The National Museum of Funeral History celebrates Dia de Los Muertos with family-friendly activities including sugar skull decorating, face painting and live music. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. National Museum of Funeral History, 415 Barren Springs Drive, Houston. 281-876-3063. www.nmfh.org







November 8

Honor military, first responders


The Spring Klein Chamber of Commerce hosts its fourth annual Military and First Responder Appreciation Luncheon. Noon-2 p.m. $25. The Church at Creek’s End, 20010 Kuykendahl Road, Spring. 281-257-9559. www.springkleinchamber.org








November 8

Support HOPE Haven


HOPE Haven celebrates its fourth anniversary with a Living Masterpiece Gala. The event will include dinner and a live performance by Kechi Okwuchi of “America’s Got Talent!”. Proceeds will benefit HOPE Haven, and sponsorship opportunities are available. 7-10 p.m. $125-$150. Main Street America, 18750 I-45 N., Spring. 832-350-8790. www.hhaven.org







November 9-10

View Islamic arts


The Islamic Arts Society hosts its sixth annual Islamic Arts Festival featuring a variety of Islamic artworks as well as ethnic food trucks and a silent auction. 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Free. Masjid AlSalam, 16700 Old Louetta Road, Spring. www.islamicartssociety.org







Precinct 4 events

Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve
20215 Chasewood Park Drive, Houston
713-274-4299
www.hcp4.net


October
17 Art of the Preserve, 2 p.m.
18 Camping 101, 4 p.m.
22 Geocaching, 9 a.m.
24 Art of the Preserve, 2 p.m.
31 Art of the Preserve, 2 p.m.


November
01 Family Game Night, 3 p.m.
07 Stars with S’mores, 6 p.m.







Live theater

Playhouse 1960
6814 Gant Road, Ste. 116, Houston
281-587-8243
www.ph1960.com


Oct. 25-Nov. 10
“Angel Street aka Gaslight.” 8 p.m. (Fri.-Sat.), 3 p.m. (Sun.). $18-$21


Oct. 19-Nov. 3
“Cinderella.” 3 p.m. $10-$12




By Hannah Zedaker
Born and raised in Cypress, Texas, Hannah Zedaker graduated from Sam Houston State University in 2016 with a bachelor's degree in mass communication and a minor in political science. She began as an intern with Community Impact Newspaper in 2015 and was hired upon graduation as a reporter for The Woodlands edition in May 2016. In January 2019, she was promoted to serve as the editor of the Spring/Klein edition where she covers Spring ISD and Harris County Commissioners Court, in addition to business, development and transportation news.


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